Lacrosse roundup: Marist tops Towson men in OT

No. 14 UMass women beat Albany, 9-8, in overtime

March 09, 2013|From Sun staff reports

Jack Doherty (four goals) scored with one second left in overtime to lift Marist to a 10-9 win over host Towson in men's lacrosse Friday night at Johnny Unitas Stadium.

Doherty's goal spoiled a big night by the Tigers' Thomas DeNapoli, who finished with a career-high five goals and got his fourth straight hat trick.

DeNapoli gave the Tigers a 4-3 lead at halftime, as he scored his second goal of the night with 12 seconds remaining in the first half.

The teams battled throughout the second half as Towson held a 9-8 lead with 6:33 to play. However, Doherty scored twice for the Red Foxes to send Marist home with the victory.

Doherty's third goal tied the score at 9 with 3:54 left in the third quarter. Neither team scored in the fourth quarter.

Neumann 10, Hood 8: A late rally by the host Blazers (1-5), led by Joey O'Hara with two goals, fell short against the Knights (1-4).

Hood won only the last quarter, outscoring Neumann 3-2. After the game was tied at 1, the Knights outscored the Blazers 4-2 in the second quarter.

Aurora 12, Frostburg State 8: The Spartans broke a three-game losing streak and improved to 1-3. The host Bobcats fell to 3-1.

State women

Stevenson 8, St. Mary's 7: The host Mustangs (2-1) scored twice over a 1:09 span in the second half to beat the Seahawks (2-4).

Back-to-back unassisted goals by Kathryn Merrick and Meghan Najewicz (Perry Hall) with 11:38 and 10:29 left in the game secured the lead. Taylor Sartor (Loch Raven) pulled St. Mary's to within one with 1:33 left, but the Seahawks got no closer.

National women

No. 14 Massachusetts 9, Albany 8, OT: Sam Rush scored the game-winner on an assist by Katie Ferris with one second left in overtime to lift the host Minutewomen (5-2) over the Great Danes (2-2).

Albany trailed 8-7 until Rachel Bowles scored the tying goal, assisted by Maureen Keggins, with 12:41 left in the game to force overtime.

Neither team led by more than two goals, but Albany used a 4-0 run over both halves to take a 6-4 lead five minutes into the second half.

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